Cleveland Cavaliers vs New York Knicks Prediction, Odds, Lines, Team Props – NBA, Jan. 24

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Jan 24, 2023, 9:44 AM
  • The Cavaliers are -3.5 favorites vs. the Knicks
  • Total (Over/Under): 220.5 points
  • Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at 7:30pm EST
  • Watch the game on MSG & BSOH

The Cleveland Cavaliers visit Madison Square Garden to take on the New York Knicks on Tuesday. Tipoff is scheduled for 7:30pm EST in New York.

The Cavaliers are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -3.5 (-110).

The Cavaliers vs Knicks Over/Under is 220.5 total points for the game.

So far this NBA season, the Cavaliers are 23-21 against the spread, while the Knicks are 24-22 against the spread.


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Cavaliers vs. Knicks Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Cleveland Cavaliers-3.5 -110O 220.5 -110-155
New York Knicks +3.5 -110U 220.5 -110+125

Knicks vs Cavaliers Prediction for Tonight’s Game:

Based on recent trends, the winning team model predicts the Cavaliers will win Tuesday‘s game with 57.7% confidence.

Based on recent against-the-spread (ATS) trends, the model predicts the Cavaliers will cover the spread for Tuesday‘s game with 52.8% confidence.

These predictions factor in up-to-date player injuries for both the Cavaliers and Knicks, plus recent team & player performances and defensive & offensive matchups over the last several NBA games.


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  • The Cleveland Cavaliers have hit the 2Q Game Total Under in 30 of their last 46 games (+11.70 Units / 22% ROI)
  • The Cleveland Cavaliers have hit the 4Q Game Total Under in 30 of their last 47 games (+10.89 Units / 20% ROI)
  • The Cleveland Cavaliers have hit the Team Total Under in 12 of their last 16 away games (+7.50 Units / 41% ROI)
  • The Cleveland Cavaliers have covered the 4Q Spread in 39 of their last 68 games (+7.04 Units / 9% ROI)
  • The Cleveland Cavaliers have hit the 1Q Game Total Under in 19 of their last 31 games (+6.85 Units / 20% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have covered the 1H Spread in 55 of their last 81 games (+27.85 Units / 31% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have hit the 1H Moneyline in 47 of their last 74 games (+24.10 Units / 24% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have covered the 2Q Spread in 44 of their last 69 games (+16.70 Units / 22% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have hit the 1Q Moneyline in 45 of their last 75 games (+16.15 Units / 17% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have covered the 1Q Spread in 24 of their last 36 games at home (+12.45 Units / 31% ROI)

Against the spread this NBA season, the Cavaliers have gone 23-21 (-0.1 Units / -0.19% ROI).

  • 29-19 against the Moneyline (-0.95 Units / -0.98% ROI)
  • 23-25 against the Over for game total points (-4.5 Units / -8.52% ROI)
  • 25-23 against the Under for game total points (-0.3 Units / -0.57% ROI)

Against the spread this NBA season, the Knicks have gone 24-22 (-0.15 Units / -0.28% ROI).

  • 25-23 against the Moneyline (-1.8 Units / -2.39% ROI)
  • 24-22 against the Over for game total points (-0.2 Units / -0.38% ROI)
  • 22-24 against the Under for game total points (-4.4 Units / -8.33% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have only hit the 2H Moneyline in 10 of their last 38 games at home (-27.61 Units / -52% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have only hit the 4Q Moneyline in 29 of their last 77 games (-24.46 Units / -28% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have only hit the 4Q Game Total Over in 34 of their last 83 games (-21.94 Units / -23% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have only hit the Team Total Under in 33 of their last 81 games (-21.60 Units / -23% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have only hit the 3Q Game Total Under in 31 of their last 76 games (-20.19 Units / -23% ROI)
  • The Cleveland Cavaliers have only hit the 1H Moneyline in 36 of their last 82 games (-25.15 Units / -20% ROI)
  • The Cleveland Cavaliers have only hit the Moneyline in 13 of their last 40 away games (-24.85 Units / -40% ROI)
  • The Cleveland Cavaliers have only hit the 3Q Moneyline in 31 of their last 74 games (-23.49 Units / -24% ROI)
  • The Cleveland Cavaliers have only hit the 4Q Game Total Over in 35 of their last 85 games (-21.23 Units / -22% ROI)
  • The Cleveland Cavaliers have only hit the 2Q Moneyline in 33 of their last 75 games (-19.65 Units / -20% ROI)

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Cleveland Cavaliers: Keys to the Game vs. the New York Knicks

The Cavaliers are 1-19 (.050) when allowing an eFG of 60% or better since the start of the 2021-22 season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .157

The Cavaliers are 41-20 (.672) when they win the turnover margin since the start of the 2021-22 season — tied for 7th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .576

The Cavaliers are 36-35 (.507) when attempting 25 or more free throws since the start of the 2020-21 season — 9th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .541

The Cavaliers are 12-22 (.353) when their opponent attempts 25 or more free throws since the start of the 2021-22 season — 8th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .460

New York Knicks: Keys to the Game vs. the Cleveland Cavaliers

The Knicks are 18-28 (.391) when scoring fewer second chance points than their opponent since the start of the 2021-22 season — 8th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .457

The Knicks are 35-64 (.354) when they lose the turnover margin since the start of the 2020-21 season — 8th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .432

The Knicks are 23-7 (.767) when forcing 10 or more steals since the start of the 2020-21 season — 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .599

The Knicks are 21-60 (.259) when losing the rebounding margin since the start of the 2020-21 season — 8th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .308

Injury Report: Knicks vs. CavaliersTuesday‘s Game, Jan. 24

  • Mitchell Robinson (Knicks): The Knicks announced that Robinson underwent surgery for a fractured right thumb and will be re-evaluated in three weeks.
  • Immanuel Quickley (Knicks): Quickley is questionable for Tuesday’s (Jan. 24) game against Cleveland.
  • Donovan Mitchell (Cavaliers): Mitchell is probable for Tuesday’s (Jan. 24) game against New York.
  • Dylan Windler (Cavaliers): Windler hasn’t played this season and he remains out indefinitely.

Cleveland Cavaliers Offensive Stats & Trends

The Cavaliers averaged 102.5 points per game (7,379 points/72 games) in the 2020-21 season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 111.8

The Cavaliers shot 34% from three (714/2,125) in the 2020-21 season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 37%

The Cavaliers have averaged 1.39 points per shot (2,605 points/1,873 shots) in the second half this season — tied for best among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.31

The Cavaliers have averaged 1.32 points per shot (5,361 points/4,047 shots) this season — tied for 9th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.30

New York Knicks Offensive Stats & Trends

The Knicks are shooting 43% (2,390/5,514) in the second half since the start of the 2021-22 season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 46%

The Knicks have averaged 13.4 offensive rebounds per game (642 rebounds/48 games) this season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 10.5

The Knicks have averaged 10.1 assists per game (2,050 assists/202 games) in the second half since the start of the 2020-21 season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 11.8

The Knicks are shooting 44% (3,706/8,507) in the second half since the start of the 2020-21 season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 46%

Cleveland Cavaliers Defensive Stats & Trends

The Cavaliers have averaged 4.2 blocks per game (201 blocks/48 games) this season — tied for 7th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.7

The Cavaliers have averaged 4.3 blocks per game (435 blocks/102 games) at home since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.9

The Cavaliers have averaged 6.5 steals per game (312 steals/48 games) this season — tied for 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.3

The Cavaliers have averaged 4.3 blocks per game (863 blocks/202 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 5th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8

New York Knicks Defensive Stats & Trends

The Knicks have averaged 6.4 steals per game (308 steals/48 games) this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.3

The Knicks have averaged 34.0 defensive rebounds per game (1,633 rebounds/48 games) this season — tied for 6th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 33.0

The Knicks have averaged 34.8 defensive rebounds per game (7,028 rebounds/202 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 33.9

The Knicks have averaged 6.9 steals per game (1,385 steals/202 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 4th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.5


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